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Kim Jong-un Says He Wants Denuclearization Before Trump’s Current Term Ends

SEOUL, South Korea — Offering an olive branch to President Trump, Kim Jong-un told a South Korean envoy that he wanted to denuclearize North Korea before Mr. Trump’s current term ends in early 2021, the envoy said on Thursday. Expressing [...]
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South Korean Leader Pushes Ahead on Plan to Meet Kim Jong-un

SEOUL, South Korea — President Moon Jae-in of South Korea sees a more urgent need to travel to North Korea next month and meet with its leader, Kim Jong-un, now that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s planned trip there this week [...]
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Kim Jong-un Focuses on Economy as Nuclear Talks With U.S. Stall

1 month ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] North Korea’s leader is lashing out against economic missteps as he turns his attention to building prosperity. But he needs American cooperation. Source: NYT > World
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Kim Jong-un Returns to China, This Time With Leverage

3 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] As the United States and China drift into a trade war, Mr. Kim, a week after meeting President Trump, will have the chance to play one power against the other. Source: NYT > World
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Live Briefing: Live Updates: President Trump to Meet Kim Jong-un of North Korea

4 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] At stake is the American goal of ridding North Korea of its nuclear arsenal and Mr. Kim’s desire to remove American weapons from the Korean Peninsula Source: NYT > World
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Kim Jong-un Arrives in Singapore Ahead of Summit Meeting With Trump

4 months ago | 0 comment
“He couldn’t answer their questions,” Mr. Shanmugam said at a media briefing on Sunday. “They checked his mobile phone and saw that he’s been checking through and visiting sites on suicide bombings, and they made an assessment” [...]
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Trump Dangles Aid Before North Korea. But Does Kim Jong-un Want It?

4 months ago | 0 comment
“South Koreans may be eating well and have more material things, but that is only because they are depending on the American imperialists, currying favor with them and getting their leftovers,” Ms. Kim said, describing a typical North [...]
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Top Aide to Kim Jong-un Is Bound for U.S., Trump Says

4 months ago | 0 comment
Mr. Kim has served as a senior manager of the North’s intelligence operations for nearly 30 years, according to the website North Korea Leadership Watch. Mr. Kim’s rare combination of senior positions in the North’s highly stratified [...]
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Kim Jong-un and South Korean Leader Meet in Bid to Salvage U.S. Talks

4 months ago | 0 comment
“We’ll see what happens,” Mr. Trump told reporters. “We’d like to do it. We’ll see what happens.” For weeks, Mr. Trump had issued a steady stream of enthusiastic comments and tweets on his planned summit with Mr. Kim, although [...]
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Keeping Summit Hopes Alive Suggests Kim Jong-un May Need a Deal

4 months ago | 0 comment
SEOUL, South Korea — Ever since Kim Jong-un took over as the young, untested ruler of North Korea seven years ago, he has promised his country a future free from deprivation. In his first speech as leader, he vowed that North Koreans, [...]